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Transistor
04-22-2009, 02:51 AM
I heard this song today, and i love it. I want to cover it, but the internet is lacking tabs/lyrics to it, so I'm hoping yall will be able to help me...here is the song
(http://redkelly.blogspot.com/2009/02/ov-wright-ive-been-searching-back-beat.html)
This is what I have so far, if you have a guitar nearby and what to try it out, let me know you hear the same chords I do:

G#m
Fm
C#maj
A#m
D#maj

INTRO:
C#maj D#maj G#m

VERSE:

G#m
Iíve been searching
Iíve been searching
Iíve been searching, I canít find what Iím looking for

G#m
Lord itís a doggone shame
Everybodyís got a game
Lord its mighty tough
When you donít know who to trust

Fm
For once in my life
C#maj
Iíd like to see
A#m
Just a little truth
D#m
And a little bit of honesty
Fm
I canít find it,
C#maj
lord I cant find it,
A#m
Lord ohhhh
C#maj D#maj
Dog gone lies

G#m
Iíve been searching
Iíve been searching
Iíve been searching, I canít find what Iím looking for

G#m
Lord what I would give,
To find somebody real
I donít need folks shaking your hand
Then pulling ya in when they get the chance

Fm
I need somebody
C#maj
whoís not afraid
A#m
To say what they mean
D#maj
and mean what they say

Fm
I canít find it,
C#maj
I canít find it,
A#m
lord ,
C#maj D# maj
all dog gone lies

G#m
Iíve been searching
Iíve been searching
Iíve been searching, I canít find what Iím looking for

C#maj A#m C#maj D#maj
Ooooohhhhh

Fm
Oh, What happened
C#maj
to being fair,
A#m
Lord Iíve been searching
C#maj D#maj
everywhere

G#m
Iíve been searching, I canít find her
Iíve been searching, I canít find her
Iíve been searching, I still canít find her
And Iíve been searching

Intoxicated Ricochet
04-22-2009, 03:23 AM
OV WRIGHT IS A LEGEND. Hands down one of my favorite singers ever.

Brilliance. Get ready to weep: YouTube - A NICKEL AND A NAIL-O.V. WRIGHT {BACK BEAT 1971}